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Forum: Freesat Yesterday, 21:19
Replies: 67
Views: 6,596
Posted By lotrjw
a lot of DVDs are encoded like that though and it...

a lot of DVDs are encoded like that though and it is better when upscaling the image to HD as it uses the full 720 across the 1920 wide of HD! also turning the overscan off you dont get the thin...
Forum: Sky 08-07-2014, 23:58
Replies: 106
Views: 8,942
Posted By lotrjw
BBC rb HD seems to be back on the epg and 6380 on...

BBC rb HD seems to be back on the epg and 6380 on 10.733 H (where red button 1 used to be) is showing now and next data saying BBC rb 0.
Forum: Freesat 08-07-2014, 23:53
Replies: 67
Views: 6,596
Posted By lotrjw
720*576 wouldn't be an issue if broadcasters used...

720*576 wouldn't be an issue if broadcasters used the full 720 pixels rather than blank the edges, yes some TVs might crop those edge bits but it wouldn't be so bad.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-07-2014, 22:56
Replies: 44
Views: 3,091
Posted By lotrjw
yes 0.12 of 1 pixel in my 10cm x 10cm 240 x 40...

yes 0.12 of 1 pixel in my 10cm x 10cm 240 x 40 pixel panels even if you double the pixels in the panels thats still only 0.24 or 1/4 nearly of 1 pixel
Forum: Broadcasting 08-07-2014, 22:09
Replies: 44
Views: 3,091
Posted By lotrjw
The edging would have to be so thin when the...

The edging would have to be so thin when the panels joined it would be like it wasnt there, I know that might not be possible now, but Im sure that future displays could have the edging micro thin...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-07-2014, 19:00
Replies: 44
Views: 3,091
Posted By lotrjw
As long as 4K has the increased temporal...

As long as 4K has the increased temporal resolution (say at least 100/120Hz refresh rate progressive), then even on small screens there will be a huge improvement over SD and HD as motion will be...
Forum: Technical 08-07-2014, 10:31
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By lotrjw
as there is so much SD content around it is a...

as there is so much SD content around it is a needed function for SD over HDMI, but really all STBs that use HDMI should format SD correctly (sky boxes being a sore point as they don't do...
Forum: Freesat 08-07-2014, 02:32
Replies: 67
Views: 6,596
Posted By lotrjw
with MPEG4/AVC and presumably h.265 (hevc) all...

with MPEG4/AVC and presumably h.265 (hevc) all channel encoding is statmuxed meaning it varies anyway, according to what is on the channel, so most HD channels don't need that high a bit rate all the...
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 23:07
Replies: 122
Views: 8,462
Posted By lotrjw
yes you have a point!:D

yes you have a point!:D
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 23:04
Replies: 111
Views: 2,739
Posted By lotrjw
I totally agree why people can be so short...

I totally agree why people can be so short sighted is beyond me!
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 22:36
Replies: 122
Views: 8,462
Posted By lotrjw
no thats the channel I would guess Radiomike has...

no thats the channel I would guess Radiomike has it right
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 22:30
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By lotrjw
Only Sky boxes? so freesat boxes cant decode it?...

Only Sky boxes? so freesat boxes cant decode it? Does it not get sent on all versions of the channel though?
Forum: Technical 07-07-2014, 22:12
Replies: 20
Views: 668
Posted By lotrjw
I dont have the same TV I have a Toshiba, but...

I dont have the same TV I have a Toshiba, but that has two settings for aspect ratio on each mode.

The first sets what the main aspect ratio is as a manually selected option or auto.
The second...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 21:10
Replies: 11
Views: 615
Posted By lotrjw
Teletext art festival

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28193738

I find it interesting that teletext is being used like this!
Its also interesting that they dont mention its still the method for subtitling in the UK!
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 20:55
Replies: 106
Views: 8,942
Posted By lotrjw
This page:...

This page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/aboutthebbc/posts/Making-the-most-of-summer-2014-on-Red-Button
explains what the BBC are planning to do about BBC 3 (SD and HD) and CBBC (SD and HD) on all...
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 20:37
Replies: 122
Views: 8,462
Posted By lotrjw
yes I thought I was seeing dai ja view (is that...

yes I thought I was seeing dai ja view (is that how you spell it?) !
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 18:27
Replies: 122
Views: 8,462
Posted By lotrjw
but only in the same order as they are on the...

but only in the same order as they are on the EPG, not in your own order, Im sure this issue has been discussed in this forum before.
Forum: Doctor Who 07-07-2014, 18:15
Replies: 4,384
Views: 721,207
Posted By lotrjw
Its like 'The Lodger' when he became a lodger...

Its like 'The Lodger' when he became a lodger then.
Forum: Sky 07-07-2014, 17:10
Replies: 106
Views: 8,942
Posted By lotrjw
well not that its needed right now, but its going...

well not that its needed right now, but its going to be split and some of it will be CBBC HD so that BBC 3 HD can extend to nearly full time.

I hope to see BBC RB 0 on 980 and BBC RB HD back on 986...
Forum: Freeview 07-07-2014, 13:50
Replies: 16
Views: 1,880
Posted By lotrjw
I was thinking Youview only channels that aren't...

I was thinking Youview only channels that aren't technically part of the DTT platform (so not including OTA or MHEG-IPTV channels tied to DTT MUXs), but if the YouView boxes dont support 4 digit LCNs...
Forum: Freeview 07-07-2014, 09:53
Replies: 16
Views: 1,880
Posted By lotrjw
I thought it was just 800-999 reserved? anyway...

I thought it was just 800-999 reserved? anyway its an outdated model now why didnt Youview boxes have numbering from 0-9999 and have Youview services start at 800 onwards so outside the normal DTT?...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 09:40
Replies: 111
Views: 2,739
Posted By lotrjw
do you not realise that even if the BBC were...

do you not realise that even if the BBC were funded by subscription or adverts the government would still want a TV licence, but the money would go to the general government pot!
Dont think it will...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-07-2014, 01:32
Replies: 111
Views: 2,739
Posted By lotrjw
I agree

I agree
Forum: Doctor Who 07-07-2014, 00:55
Replies: 4,384
Views: 721,207
Posted By lotrjw
very true that is why I said a little way back im...

very true that is why I said a little way back im keeping an open mind on the whole thing for now.
Forum: Doctor Who 07-07-2014, 00:50
Replies: 7
Views: 641
Posted By lotrjw
hopefully the mods will merge the two!

hopefully the mods will merge the two!
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